The Tiny Figure On This Watch Gets Tired When It Needs a Winding

When you're wearing an old-school watch that requires winding every few days, the last thing you want is to look down to discover it stopped ticking hours ago. That's why mechanical watches usually include a power reserve indicator, but none are as unique as the tiny creature on MB&F's new Legacy Machine N°1 Xia Hang. » 3/07/14 2:40pm 3/07/14 2:40pm

All Music Boxes Should Look Like Bond Villain Speedboats

MB&F is known for its horological creations that eschew the form factors of traditional watch design. But the company has now taken its expertise in designing mechanical timekeeping wonders and applied it to the world of music boxes, resulting in what looks like a cross between a hydroplane and a retroriffic time… » 4/24/13 10:40am 4/24/13 10:40am

This Watch Is Like Strapping a Muscle Car to Your Wrist

If you'd rather have a classic Mustang or GTO in your driveway than a Ferrari, you'd probably also prefer MB&F's new Horological Machine No. 5 strapped to your wrist instead of a Rolex. Inspired by the American muscle cars of the 1960s and 70s, the watch presents the time like a series of dashboard gauges that never… » 12/05/12 9:40am 12/05/12 9:40am

Horological Machine No.2 Brings Steampunk to Your Wrist, Bankruptcy to…

MB&F's Horological Machine No. 2 (HM2) is a timepiece god. It has four dials, which offer the following measurements: "instantaneous jump hour, concentric retrograde minutes, retrograde date and bi-hemisphere moon phase." That basically means the watch has two date and two time keeping dials. Who the hell cares? It's… » 11/07/07 6:26am 11/07/07 6:26am